Category: Rail

News involving Caltrain, ACE or BART

Caltrain To/From SF Suspended

At around 8:30am this morning, word went out that all northbound Caltrain service was being turned back at Bayshore station. The cause of this was unexpected time overrun on a railroad bridge replacement project in San Francisco Friday night that was due to end early Saturday morning, before the first northbound trains reached San Francisco.

As of 1pm, Caltrain is running shuttle buses from the 4th & King station to the Powell Street BART station. Caltrain is also advising passengers to transfer to BART at the Millbrae station and take any East Bay-bound train to San Francisco.

No ETA yet on when full Caltrain service to and from San Francisco will resume.

Weekend Transit Update-Sept. 9, 2011

This is your Silicon Valley weekend transit update for September 9-11, 2011. It’s your guide for Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) and Caltrain service to events throughout Silicon Valley.

This update includes public transit information on events like

  • Mountain View’s Art and Wine Festival this weekend
  • San Francisco 49ers’ home opener vs. Seattle this Sunday at 1:15pm
  • San Jose Earthquakes soccer v. Chicago Saturday night at 7:30pm in Santa Clara
  • San Jose Giants’ playoff baseball on Saturday and Sunday @ Municipal Stadium in San Jose

This comes on the tenth anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. To that end, you are strongly encouraged to stay safe when riding any VTA bus, light rail or Caltrain this weekend. You are also strongly encouraged to report any and all suspicious activities to the authorities as soon as possible.

Labor Day Weekend Transit Update

This is your 2011 Labor Day Weekend Transit Update. It’s your Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) and Caltrain guide to events this weekend like the opening weekend of college football at Stanford and in San Francisco. In addition, the update has public transit information and tips for events taking place this weekend like:

  • San Francisco Giants & San Jose Giants Baseball
  • Identity Festival in Mountain View
  • “Islamic Science Rediscovered” at the Tech Museum in SJ

Specific details are below. Note that many public transit services will be running on a Sunday (Holiday) schedule on Monday to honor Labor Day.

Weekend Transit Update-8/27/2011

This is your Silicon Valley Weekend Transit Update for the weekend of August 27, 2011.

This guide will feature Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) bus, light rail, and Caltrain options to the following events this weekend:

  • California Home Garden and Design Show @ Santa Clara County Fairgrounds
  • Italian Festa @ Guadalupe River Park
  • San Francisco Giants baseball vs. Houston

Weekend Transit Update-8/12/2011

This is your weekend transit update for events in and around Silicon Valley for August 12-14, 2011. It includes Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) bus, light rail, and Caltrain public transit options to events like the San Jose Jazz Festival, Outside Lands in San Francisco, and more.